Politics

Stapeley Parish Council spends £12,000 fighting Muller housing plans

Stapeley Parish Council spends £12,000 fighting Muller housing plans

A parish council in Nantwich is to spend £12,000 on a barrister to fight controversial housing plans. Stapeley Parish Council is to plough thousands of taxpayers’ pounds into the battle with Muller Property.

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

A Nantwich college is backing calls for Government action to address a skills shortage in the horticulture industry. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) presented a hard-hitting “Horticulture Matters” report to the House of Commons.

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham toured Leighton Hospital’s emergency department before a major A&E Summit in Westminster. Mr Burnham looked around the department which serves thousands of Nantwich and Crewe residents.

May 31, 2013 0 comments Health, Latest, Politics
Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to hold Audlem surgery

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to hold Audlem surgery

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien is holding a surgery in Audlem later this month. The public surgery will takes place at Audlem Public Hall on Cheshire Street on Friday May 24 between 4.30pm and 6pm.

May 17, 2013 0 comments Community Events, Politics
New Mayor of Nantwich Cllr John Lewis sworn in to office

New Mayor of Nantwich Cllr John Lewis sworn in to office

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr John Lewis has been sworn in to office in front of town dignataries. Cllr Lewis took over the mayoral chain of office from Cllr Graham Fenton at a ceremony at Brookfield Hall, Nantwich.

May 15, 2013 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Nantwich councillors blast PCC John Dwyer’s £22k Youth Commissioner

Nantwich councillors blast PCC John Dwyer’s £22k Youth Commissioner

Nantwich councillors have called on Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer to scrap plans for a £22,000-a-year Youth Ambassador. They believe the duties could be carried out for free, saving local taxpayers thousands.

May 13, 2013 2 comments Crime, Latest, Politics
£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

A £7.5 million grant will help ease traffic congestion for thousands of Crewe and Nantwich drivers using junction 16 of the M6. The funds secured by Cheshire East Council will pay for widening and traffic signals on the northbound slip road and A500 approaches.

April 12, 2013 1 comment Environment, Latest, Politics
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire earns £570k Government grant

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire earns £570k Government grant

St Luke’s Hospice (Cheshire) has been awarded a £570,000 grant to help fund treatment of terminally ill South Cheshire people. It is one of 29 grants to North West hospices as part of a £60 million Government programme.

April 12, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest, Politics
Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

A Cheshire East Cabinet councillor has vowed “very serious action” after trees blocking a proposed controversial “Nantwich South” access road were hacked down. Cllr David Brown said they are looking at whether the council’s environmental conditions have been breached.

April 8, 2013 10 comments Environment, Latest, Politics, Stapeley
Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Planners say developer Muller Property’s first phase of a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village should be refused. Muller’s initial application is for 189 homes and access road into the site between Peter Destapleigh Way, Broad Lane and London Road.

Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Exclusive Compensation paid out by Cheshire East Council for pothole-damaged vehicles has almost trebled in 12 months, Nantwichnews can reveal. They paid out a staggering £32,000 to drivers in 2012 as claims lodged more than doubled compared to 2011.

Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich “Greenway” to be unveiled this week

Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich “Greenway” to be unveiled this week

The Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich Greenway will be officially unveiled to the public this week. Councillors, campaign groups, community leaders and the public will attend the opening alongside the A530, near Alvaston Hall.

New 31-homes plan in pipeline near Brine Leas School, Nantwich

New 31-homes plan in pipeline near Brine Leas School, Nantwich

A developer wants to build 31 new homes on land off Audlem Road at the back of Brine Leas School in Nantwich. Initial proposals have been sent to Nantwich Town Council to ask for their views on the plans.